Hosting Elegant Gatherings in the Heart of Chicago
504 N. Wells St.

The Wellsley

event venue nestled in the heart of River North, Chicago

The Wellsley provides a canvas for you to imagine the event of your dreams; an expansive and versatile space adorned with decor that seamlessly blends grandeur and charm. Boasting several large dining areas and a plush private cocktail bar, the space is perfect for celebratory moments. The first floor expands over 6,200 sq. feet including a full restaurant grade catering kitchen.


boka catering

Book an Unforgettable Experience

Are you envisioning a seamless event graced with exceptional catering?
Immerse your occasion in a culinary wonderland with the expertise of Boka Catering. Picture an affair adorned with culinary artistry, featuring a delightful range of appetizers to decadent desserts.



What is the kitchen like?

Our restaurant-grade kitchen provides the necessary equipment for our catering partners to produce a show- stopping meal.

Do you offer onsite parking?

Metered Street and Garage Parking options are available on Wells Street. Valet parking is available to be contracted.

Who will I be working with?

A dedicated Sales Manager will work directly with you and your vendors leading up to the event. A Venue Manager and Security will be onsite during the event.

How does catering work?

At The Wellsley, we are partnering with celebrated Boka Catering Group to produce the culinary components for your event. Led by Michelin starred Chef, Giuseppe Tentori, this full-service catering company will coordinate all the details to produce a stellar event.

Can I bring in my own alcohol?

We are not a BYOB venue. The Wellsley,  maintains a liquor license, and the spirits, wine, and beer for your event are purchased from The Wellsley.